About Paul Rich Studio : Paul Rich has a natural gift for capturing real moments. Known for his ability to put his subjects at ease, he uses an artist's sense of composition with a technician's knowledge of light. Paul has a talent for quietly capturing the tender vignettes that will evoke the feeling of your event for years to come.

Paul pursued wedding photography at the early age of 13. He began working as a photographer's assistant and photographed his first wedding by the time he turned 18. While earning his degree in photography at Bard College in New York, Paul had the opportunity to study with such notable photographers as Stephen Shore, Larry Fink, Frank Gohlke, and many others.

March 26, 2010 // Portraits
I received a text message from Brandi this morning informing me that she had given birth to Lilly and that it was time for a photo session!  Brandi and Toby were really wanting to have some photos done while the family was at the hospital.  So I gathered up my gear and headed over to the Adventis Medical Center

The great thing about being a wedding photographer is that no two days are the same and that many of our clients consider us their photographer for a lifetime.  We have the opportunity to document the most incredible moments in peoples' lives and have the opportunity to develop relationships with couples that last for years and years.

Congratulations Brandi and Toby and thank you so much for the chance to hold your beautiful little girl!  You make my heart melt.

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March 26, 2010 // Portraits
Baby Hunter was born on February 3, 2010 and entered the world at 21 inches long and weighing 9 lbs 9 oz.  He is such a darling and he really likes hearing the sound of the camera shutter.  He kept looking around trying to figure out the camera noises and especially liked seeing the flashes go off from time to time.  We got some smiles, some nap time, some awake time, some more nap time, and even more awake time -- the life of a little one!

Congratulations to Monica and Danny on their beautiful baby boy.

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March 25, 2010 // Portraits
Our most recent family portrait session brought us out to the Pearl District for some urban style portraits.  I really love this part of the city and it is such a treat to use as a backdrop.  Bring the family into town and explore what this amazing city has to offer.  Here are some of our favorites from our session with The Seibel Family:

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Thanks everyone for coming out to The Bridal Loft for this evening's Open House.  Crave Catering provided wonderful treats and Event Cosmetics offered mini-makeovers.  Charlotte's Bridal had some of the latest fashion trends on display and Eric with All Wright Music played continuous non-stop 80s music.  It was a great opportunity to showcase our new space at The Loft.  We want to thank all of the vendors for making this evening a success. 

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Joe Rich:

Paul, your space looks fantastic!!!!!! I am so envious. You have worked hard and also well, to get where you are in your career. You deserve every success!!!!!!

(03.17.10 @ 06:41 AM)
Jenny Lindsay:

WOW!!!! The new office looks totally swanky, inviting, and professional. I am so happy for you and Holly. Oh and did I see a framed pic of Clayton and I? I will feel so famous if it's true :)

(03.17.10 @ 07:12 AM)
matt & myra:

The new office looks so fabulous! Good for you!!! Wish we could have been there... we both got sick... but it looks like it was a great time!!

(03.17.10 @ 08:49 AM)
Paul Rich:

Jenny - you have a total eagle's eye! Yes. That is a photo of the two of you -- you are TOTALLY famous. Lets connect soon so you can see the space. Say "hi" to Clayton for us!

(03.17.10 @ 09:06 AM)
Kim Trickey:

Thanks for the pics Paul. You did a great job and it is so fun to have you on board!!

(03.17.10 @ 06:13 PM)
March 16, 2010 // Portraits
We headed to Cathedral Park for the Johnson family's portrait session.  Given the weather forecast, we wanted to find a location that would work whether there was rain or sunshine.  Here are a few favorites from the session:

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March 11, 2010 // Portraits
Jennifer and I recently met up with Hailey for her 18 month photo session in the park.  She is quite the big girl these days being able to carry mom's purse all over the place.  She was so excited to explore and even managed to find some rain puddles!  The session was so much fun and we wanted to share a few of our favorites:

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March 11, 2010 // Vendors
For those of you who do not know Petrel, she is one of the most spirited, upbeat vendors in the West.  She is the proud new owner of The Wedding Cottage.  You absolutely must visit her bridal boutique to see some of the most creative ways to personalize your wedding.

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Cindy Rosen:

LOVE Petrel!! LOVE the Wedding Cottage! Great images, Paul!!

(03.11.10 @ 07:38 PM)